These races are open to any junior or senior paddlers eligible to enter a national race and are being used for selection purposes for those who have registered for selection.
The course is not suitable for those with no prior wild water experience and is grade 3 water. Paddlers are expected to be competent to paddle the course and to be responsible for their own safety. In the event of a swim there are opportunities to get out from eddies on the course or paddlers should swim with their boat to the end where bank assistance would be available.
The course has been booked for exclusive use at the following times:
Sat 25th April 1700-2000 (practice from 17.00, run 1 18.30, run 2 19.15)
Sun 26th April 1000-1100 (classic race starting at 10.00 – practice only on Saturday)
Control open from 1600 in car park at HPP
This is limited by the cost of exclusive use which influences the entry fees required. If there is a good entry there will be more invested in the prizes awarded.Read more...